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n. pl. Far·sis
The modern form of the Persian language, especially the western dialect of Persian that is the national language of Iran.

[Persian fārsī, of Persia, alteration (influenced by Arabic Fāris, Persia) of pārsī, from Middle Persian pārsīg.]

Far′si adj.
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(Languages) another name for Persian4
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Mod′ern Per′sian

the Persian language since c900 a.d., written in Arabic script.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Farsi - a person of Iranian descent; "many Farsi emigrated to India near Bombay"
Irani, Iranian, Persian - a native or inhabitant of Iran; "the majority of Irani are Persian Shiite Muslims"
2.Farsi - the language of Persia (Iran) in any of its ancient forms
Iranian language, Iranian - the modern Persian language spoken in Iran
Noruz, Nowrooz, Nowruz - (Persian) the new year holiday in Iran and Azerbaijan and Afghanistan and Pakistan and parts of India and among the Kurds; comes at the vernal equinox
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farsiperzijski jezik


nFarsi nt
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The Al Farsis' friends and family have much to say.
During the collecting of demographic data the Afghans appeared to have been collated with the "Persians and Farsis" and "Jamshidis" and "Hazaras" (two ethnic groups from Afghanistan) as there is no separate record of Afghanattendees on the stenographic report.
Completion of the finishing of a social care unit in Farsis, in Gharbiya.
The Kuwaiti Flag kite, which is also owned by the Al Farsis, has held the Guinness World Record since 2005.
Turks and Farsis (Persians) do not define themselves as Arabs, and Grant might have indicated that.